Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Theory
The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible position in Music Theory to begin 1 July 2023.
Applicants should have a completed PhD in music theory (or be advanced ABD) and be prepared to teach at any level of the undergraduate and graduate curricula, including seminars in their area(s) of specialization and courses in core theory and aural skills.
We are open to any research specialty, possibly including one or more of the following areas:
• contemporary popular music, broadly construed;
• areas such as feminist theory, critical theory, and music/philosophy intersections;
• multimedia, including film and game music;
• music cognition;
• performance studies;
• theory and analysis of non-Western music.
Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2022. To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and videos of your teaching to ESMTheorySearch@esm.rochester.edu. Please provide up to three videos, via YouTube links, and indicate Theory Search, followed by Your Name, in the subject line of your email. Please also arrange for three current confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.
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